SALARY:
NJC Scale Points 7 – 11, starting at £20,092 pa / pro rata

HOURS:
15 hours per week

This role is fixed term for up to 12 months, with the possibility of extension.

The aim of Live Well Leeds is to provide flexible and practical support to adults across Leeds. This has been commissioned by Leeds City Council Adult Social Care and is delivered by a Partnership (comprising Touchstone as the lead, Community Links and Leeds Mind) and a Delivery Network (comprising of 16 different voluntary sector partners).

The service aims to be easy for diverse people to access, navigate and receive high quality support to improve and maintain their mental health.

We offer a seven day service, including evenings and weekends according to community/individual needs and wishes and are committed to co-production in all that we do.

This job is a great opportunity to help use your skills and experience to enable more of our service users to shape and improve our services across the 18 partners and to build on the work already going on, working ensure all groups and communities are able to be involved

The aim is to work with Live Well Leeds staff and volunteers to ensure the full and effective involvement of service users in the design, development and delivery of services, identifying barriers to this, and supporting Live Well Leeds to develop meaningful service user involvement and activities.

The successful candidate will draw on their own lived experience of mental health services to develop diverse and inclusive service user involvement across the whole of Live Well Leeds across a wide range of innovative partners in particular to develop support excluded communities and groups.

Virtual information sessions will be held on 13 April 2021 and 15 April 2021. Please get in touch at recruitment@touchstonesupport.org.uk if you would like to attend either of these.

Please note that due to delays with Royal Mail deliveries we are still accepting applications through Royal Mail, but delivery may be delayed past the closing date. Therefore we would suggest that, where possible, completed applications are emailed to recruitment@touchstonesupport.org.uk. If you have any problems with this, please let us know as soon as possible.

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Closing Date: 3rd May 2021
Interviews will be held on: 17th May 2021

Touchstone is an equal opportunities organisation, a Trans Positive employer and applications are welcome from all sections of the community, particularly, BME and LGBT communities and/or people with disabilities who are under-represented within Touchstone. Further information can be obtained from our equal opportunities policy. Please note that we do not hold a sponsor licence and we do not intend to offer sponsorship for this particular role. You should therefore ensure that you have/will have the right to work in the UK to be able to undertake this role, if appointed, you will be required to provide relevant right to work documents at the point of an offer being made to you. Applications can be obtained by visiting www.touchstonesupport.org.uk or by e-mailing recruitment@touchstonesupport.org.uk.